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May 11, 2012 at 09:09pm IST

Tremors felt in Assam, Meghalaya and Bengal

New Delhi: Mild tremors measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale were on Friday felt in north eastern states of Assam and Meghalaya, and West Bengal.

The tremors were primarily felt in Guwahati, Shillong and Kolkata. The tremors were also felt in Malda, Baharampur and Jiaganj in West Bengal.

According to R S Dattatreya of MET Department, the epicentre of the earthquake was in Tezpur in Assam.

The quake was felt at around 6.14 pm.

However, there has been no report of any damage as of now. Meanwhile, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has said that they are on alert.

The Department of Seismology said that aftershocks, if any, would be mild.